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JUN 2, 2022

MerryIoT Official OTA Announcements

Firmware version: 2022.06.12.1

  • Miner version: 2022.06.09.0_GA (remain unchanged)

1. Release note:

  • According to Helium core team, remove{gateway_and_mux_enable, true} again, it's affecting block times and PoC rates. (will enable it once the issue has been resolved by Helium core team)

Firmware version: 2022.06.02.3

1. Release note:

  • Update miner to "2022.06.02.01_GA"
  • Remove {gateway_and_mux_enable, true} (will enable it once the issue has been resolved by Helium core team)
  • Remove the "Switch Region Plan" setting page due to the miner region being decided by asserting location
  • Add connected validator log

2. Upgrade method

a. Manually, go to "OTA Updates" and click on the CHECK UPDATES button.

b. Automatically, the hotspot will launch the OTA updates daily at 3:00am ~ 5:00am your local time.

EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Due to the latest miner image (2022.06.01.0_GA) has potential issues and risks, now the Helium core team is investigating this issue.

Issue: Some hotspots facing cannot initialize genesis block issue after Helium version upgraded to miner-arm6_2022.06.01.0_GA. MerryIoT decided to remove the OTA file until Helium releases the newer miner version.

MerryIoT will have to recall the new OTA updates until the Helium core team resolves the issue. Your patience is much appreciated.

Firmware version: 2022.06.02.2

1. Release note:

  • Upgrade miner dock to 2022.06.01.0_GA
  • Follow Helium's instructions to change sys.config {gateway_and_mux_enable, true}
  • Remove the "Switch Region Plan" setting page due to the miner region being decided by asserting location
  • Add connected validator log

2. Upgrade method:

  • Manually, go to "OTA Updates" and click on the CHECK UPDATES button.

  • Automatically, the hotspot will launch the OTA updates daily at 3:00am ~ 5:00AM your local time.

Firmware version: 2022.05.03.1

1. Release note:

Firmware version: 2022.04.22.2

1. Release note:

  • Fix some devices with old FW cannot run OTA issues.
  • Upgrade miner docker to 2022.04.19.0 GA.

Note: there might be some errors on the web interface after activating via chain variable on May 3, 2022, this is because some parameters are no longer supported after that (e.g. block height and so on.), so MerryIoT will have the next OTA version to fix these errors display at that time.

Firmware version: 2022.04.19.2

1. Release note:

  • Fixed http password will be recovered during OTA.
  • Fixed gateway_config keep crashing (In some cases of the MerryIoT logo LED light keeps blinking).
  • Security improvement

Firmware version: 2022.04.13.1

1. New feature: Support switching LoRaWAN® region plan through web interface.

Go to Hotspot > Switch Region Plan, select the region plan that you want by drop-down menu.

Please ignore below statement. MerryIoT will publish another version. Stay tuned.

Firmware version: 2022.03.29.1

1. Support dashboard login with password

Go to Administration, enable "Access with password", and type specified password, then Apply.

2. Support reset the login password by holding the pair button over 15 seconds, until you see the power LED blinking.

3. Support reboot feature

Go to Administration, you can see the REBOOT button.

4. Support Miner log tracing (1000 lines rotation)

Go to Logs, you can see different log types that you want to look at.